“The Liquor Drought.”

“The Liquor Drought.” (Among Us Mortals, 06/16/1944)
by W.E. (William Ely) Hill (1887-1962)
18.5 x 15 in., ink on board
Coppola Collection

W.E. (William Ely) Hill (1887-1962) was known for his masterful black and white Sunday page, “Among Us Mortals,” sometimes referred to as the Hill Page. Please see the Gallery description for more about Hill.

In this June 16, 1944 edition, titled “The Liquor Drought.”

“Homer is making the biggest kind of a hit with Lois by ordering champagne cocktails. She doesn’t know they’re the cheapest drinks in the Happy-Day bar and Grill.”


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